Port of Hamburg: 5G applications successfully pass field test

In a world first, the Hamburg Port Authority, Deutsche Telekom, and Nokia are testing new aspects of the 5G standard using various applications in real-world industrial conditions at the Port of Hamburg in Germany. Covering around 8,000 hectares, the Port back in January became a testing ground for reviewing innovative technology and its suitability for […]

Huawei executes intelligence to help build better Smart Cities

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, Huawei held a Smart City Summit with the theme ‘Activate Intelligence to Build Better Smart Cities’. Huawei discussed with industry experts and Smart City practitioners about how to build new Smart Cities using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The summit showcased Huawei’s innovative practices in ‘AI and Smart City’ and how it made […]

Netia and Nokia deploy first virtualised DAA cable network in Europe

Nokia has announced that Netia, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators in Poland, will deploy its Unified Cable Access solution to significantly increase the network capacity needed to support surging bandwidth demands. Initially targeting the cities of Warsaw and Krakow, the deployment will create Europe’s first fully virtualised Distributed Access Architecture (vDAA) cable network […]

Ericsson and Swisscom get 5G ready for business

Ericsson and Swisscom, the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, have stepped up their 5G game by accomplishing Europe’s first end-to-end, multivendor 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) data call on 3.5 GHz band in the Swiss city of Burgdorf. The end-to-end 5G data call was made over Swisscom’s 3GPP-compliant network using Ericsson Radio System radio, baseband and transport […]

Warsaw becomes Liberty Global’s second Gigacity

Liberty Global has launched a new Gigabit broadband speed service in Warsaw for the benefit of its UPC Poland customers. Warsaw is the second European city to launch this innovative service, following a similar roll-out in Bochum, Germany, in May. The new Gigabit broadband speed service is made possible by the introduction of Liberty Global’s […]

Vodafone Italy acquires spectrum for 5G services

Vodafone Italy has acquired spectrum to enable the deployment of new 5G technology for a total cost of €2.4 billion. The spectrum will deliver substantial network operating cost efficiencies to meet the expected future growth in data traffic. The spectrum acquired in the auction hosted by the Ministry of Economic Development comprises: 3700 MHz – […]

Continual and Vodafone collaborate to improve mobility experience

Continual, a leading provider of Connected Car and subscriber Mobility Experience Analytics, has announced that it has been collaborating for the past two years with Vodafone Ireland, (Ireland’s total communications provider), and Vodafone Group (Vodafone’s international division), in a far-reaching project to analyse and improve the experience of subscribers travelling on roads. Vodafone Ireland identified road experience […]

Orange Spain and Huawei jointly released 5G-oriented antenna solutions

Orange Spain and Huawei recently joined forces to hold the 7th Global Antenna Technology and Industry Forum in Madrid and release a series of 5G-oriented ‘1+1’ full-scenario antenna solutions. In the 5G era, one passive antenna is required to incorporate functions of all antennas on the live network, release antenna space to deploy a Massive […]

Huawei and Mediapro team up to provide AR and VR over 5G networks

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, and Barcelona-based multimedia communications giant, Mediapro, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the distribution of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) over 5G networks. The MoU took place at the Middle East Huawei 5G Ecosystem […]

BT becomes first global network provider to offer riverbed solution

Whether it’s employees collaborating using the latest unified communication tools or customers contacting service teams via video or web chat, users of corporate applications expect high-quality experiences. With a growing number of enterprises moving these and other critical applications to the cloud and adopting new digital strategies across the rest of the business, it’s never […]